TURNERS FALLS, Mass., April 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Center for Responsive Schools (CRS), developer of the Responsive Classroom approach to teaching, has announced that registration is now open for Summer 2016 Workshops. The four-day courses for elementary educators will be offered in 26 U.S. locations, as well as London, Rome, and Johannesburg. In addition, CRS is excited to offer a brand new four-day course for middle school educators coming to 11 locations in the U.S.
The Responsive Classroom Course for Middle School Educators is suitable for middle school educators of all content areas. Over the course of four days, educators will learn to use core Responsive Classroom practices and strategies such as Responsive Advisory Meeting, Interactive Modeling, Teacher Language, Interactive Learning Structures, and more.
"The new Responsive Classroom Course for Middle School Educators is another step in fulfilling the board of directors' vision for creating optimal places for students to learn. The course features practical strategies that middle school teachers can use within the structures and requirements of their classrooms and schools" says Dr. Marijke Kehrhahn, chair of the board of directors for CRS. "Educators will learn how to create a middle school experience that's responsive to the developmental, academic, social, and emotional strengths and needs of every young adolescent."
The Responsive Classroom Course for Elementary Educators is suitable for all educators grades K–6. In four interactive days, educators will learn to use core Responsive Classroom practices to engage students academically, build positive community, manage the classroom effectively, and create a developmentally appropriate learning environment. Educators who have already taken the Responsive Classroom Course for Elementary Educators can register for the Responsive Classroom Advanced Course for Elementary Educators. In this course, educators will deepen the Responsive Classroom skills they have already learned. The course will be offered as two 2-day modules: Engaging Academics and Effective Management.
The cost of each four-day course is $729. Graduate and professional development credits are available, and a continental breakfast and lunch are provided every day.
ABOUT RESPONSIVE CLASSROOM ®
The Responsive Classroom approach to education was developed over 30 years ago by public school educators who envisioned a way of teaching that would bring together academic and social learning throughout the school day. It has been recognized by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) as "one of the most well-designed, evidence-based social and emotional learning programs." Center for Responsive Schools (CRS) offers Responsive Classroom on-site consulting services to schools and districts; workshops for educators in locations around the country and internationally; and a wide collection of books, videos, and other resources for teachers and administrators. Each year, CRS provides training for more than 10,000 teachers and administrators from across the U.S., the District of Columbia, and the international school community.
For more information, visit www.responsiveclassroom.org.
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SOURCE Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.